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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

City of San LeandroCandidate for City Council, District 1

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Deborah Cox

San Leandro Councilmember District 1
16,190 votes (65.1%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Continue to improve our quality of life in San Leandro, with road repairs, public safety, property maintenance
  • Promote innovative and resident-serving economic development
  • Strengthen our sustainability programs that protect our environment



Profession:San Leandro City Council Member
Councilmember, San Leandro City Council — Elected position (2014–current)



About Deborah:

Community Involvement

  • San Leandro City Council Member, elected November 2014
  • Co-founder and President, San Leandro Education Foundation
  • Chair, San Leandro Human Services Commission
  • Chair, San Leandro Unified School District Citizens Bond Oversight Committee
  • President, Political Action Committee for Excellence (PACE)
  • Member, Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s Education Advisory Committee
  • President, Estudillo Homeowners Association
  • Co-chair, Yes on Measure A Parcel Tax Campaign 2006
  • Co-chair, Yes on Measure B School Bond Campaign, 2006
  • Co-chair, Yes on Measure L Parcel, Tax Campaign 2012
  • Board of Directors, San Leandro Swim Team
  • Board of Directors, California Conservatory Theater
  • Steering Committee, Leadership San Leandro
  • Volunteer, Building Futures with Women and Children
  • PTA President, Roosevelt Elementary School
  • PTA President, Bancroft Middle School
  • San Leandro High United Parents


  • Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s Woman of the Year 2013
  • San Leandro Chamber of Commerce Education Business of the Year 2013 (for SLED)
  • City of San Leandro District 1 Citizen of the Year 2012
  • San Leandro Unified School District Volunteer of the Year 2007
  • Leadership San Leandro Graduate 2005
  • PTA Distinguished Service Award 2004-2005

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Alameda County Democratic Party
  • San Leandro Police Officers Association
  • Alameda County Firefighters Local 55

Elected Officials (5)

  • Nancy Skinner, California State Senate
  • Rob Bonta, California State Assembly
  • Johan Klehs, Former California State Assembly
  • Nancy O'Malley, Alameda County District Attorney
  • Richard Valle, Alameda County Supervisor

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